The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 46 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.76% 1.30% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 5.52% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 181 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.98% 23.57% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 142
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) WCF
2 19 (65.52%) Entity Framework
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
3 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 14 (48.28%) MVC
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) HTML
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) jQuery
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) BDD
10 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) RESTful
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 5 (17.24%) OO
12 5 (17.24%) WPF
12 5 (17.24%) Ruby
12 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
12 5 (17.24%) Node.js
12 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (6.90%) Moq
4 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) WCF
2 19 (65.52%) Entity Framework
3 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 13 (44.83%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
8 8 (27.59%) HTML5
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (20.69%) RESTful
11 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 5 (17.24%) WPF
12 4 (13.79%) REST
13 3 (10.34%) CSS3
13 3 (10.34%) XML
14 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
14 2 (6.90%) JSON
14 2 (6.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) OOD
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VB6
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Telerik
1 3 (10.34%) Nintex
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) hybris
3 1 (3.45%) Demandware